Examining Board of Electricians

Special Notice

The City of Ithaca Examining Board of Electricians has chosen Wednesday, November 6, 2019, as the date for the 2019 Electrical Licensing  Examination. The exam will be given at 8:00 am in Council Chambers located on the 3rd floor of City Hall, 108 E. Green Street, Ithaca, NY and will be on the 2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70) including photovoltaic systems.

Those electricians who can prove a minimum of 42 months experience are welcome to apply to take the exam. There is an Electrical Examination Application fee of $100 which will be applied to the annual license fee for those who pass the test. Deadline for applications is Wednesday, October 9, 2019.


Meetings called by Chair as needed.

Overview & Duties

The Examining Board of Electricians is empowered, upon written examination, to license persons engaged in carrying on or conducting the business of employing or master electrician or those engaging or contracting in electrical work for hire in the City of Ithaca.  The Board shall perform its functions pursuant to the Electrical Code of the City of Ithaca as adopted by the Common Council.


  • Robert Sparks
        Term expires: December 31, 2019
  • Thomas Blecher
       Term expires: December 31, 2020
  • Tim Hayes
       Term expires: December 31, 2021